There is no shortage of stunning wineries to visit in Dry Creek Valley. Located just 10 minutes from downtown Healdsburg, Michel-Schlumberger Estate and Winery is one of the most visually striking, with architecture reminiscent of the Old World and the Spanish architecture of early California history.
Monthly Archives: October 2015
Winery Spotlight: Zichichi Family Vineyard
Toward the northern end of West Dry Creek Road, you’ll see a large wooden sign for Zichichi Family Vineyard nestled among the grapevines. A stop at their tasting room rewards guests with a delicious sensory experience. Almost all of Zichichi wines sell out as futures, before they are bottled. When you visit the winery, you are taken into the cellar and given barrel tastings. Some wineries offer barrel tastings at special events; it’s an unusual treat to enjoy Zichichi’s wines this way any day of the week. (more…)
As the harvest season in Dry Creek Valley wraps up, fall has made its grand entrance. From the sweet smell of pumpkin spice to the crisp feeling in the air, autumn makes its presence known. As the fall festivities begin, here is part two of our suggested wine pairings from Dry Creek Valley to guide your way through the season.
Changing leaves, roasted vegetables, warm afternoons, cool nights when we can don our coziest sweaters–autumn is one of our favorite seasons in wine country. It’s time to pop the corks on some delicious fall wines. Here’s a short guide to what to drink from Dry Creek Valley.
One of the pleasures of visiting Dry Creek Valley is that several of our more than sixty wineries are located right in downtown Healdsburg, in walking distance of many local hotels. Since 2004, Stephen & Walker Winery has wowed visitors in town with their premium artisanal wines.